2 dead in Kawartha Lakes collision
Two people died in the City of Kawartha Lakes today after their vehicle was hit from behind by a pickup truck.
The Ontario Provincial Police say the collision occurred late Sunday afternoon on Highway 7, west of Barrys Road.
Police say an eastbound vehicle was preparing to make a left-hand turn when it was struck by a pickup truck coming up behind it on Highway 7.
The collision left a 73-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman dead.
The driver of the pickup truck was taken to hospital.
The collision remains under investigation.
Highway 7 has been closed between Kawartha Lakes Road 46 and White Rock Road. Police expect the closure to last several hours.